Data protection & confidentiality clause

At AHRDO, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of the data stored within our database. We adhere to the highest standards of data protection and implement robust security measures to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the information.

  1. Data Collection and Usage: We collect and store personal and sensitive data only for the purpose of documenting and honoring the memories of victims in Afghanistan. The data collected may include names, photographs, demographic information, and related details. This information is used solely for research, documentation, and advocacy purposes within the scope of our organization's mission.

  2. Data Security: We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard the data against unauthorized access, loss, or alteration. These measures include encryption, access controls, and regular security audits. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the data.

  3. Confidentiality: We respect the sensitivity of the information provided by individuals, families, and organizations related to victims in Afghanistan. We will treat all data with the utmost confidentiality and will not disclose or share it with third parties unless required by law or with explicit consent from the data subjects.

  4. Data Retention: We retain the data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected.

  5. Data Subject Rights: Individuals whose data is stored in our database have the right to access, rectify, or erase their personal information. They can also request information about the processing of their data and withdraw their consent at any time. To exercise these rights, individuals can contact us using the provided contact information.

  6. Third-Party Sharing: We may share limited data with trusted partners, such as human rights organizations and academic institutions, for research and advocacy purposes. However, such sharing will be done in compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations and with appropriate measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data.

By accessing or using our database, users acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Data Protection and Confidentiality Clause. We reserve the right to update or modify this clause from time to time to reflect changes in our data protection practices.

If you have any questions or concerns about the protection of your data or our data handling practices, please contact us using the provided contact information.